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Senior Tax Consultant

Company Name:
Dixon Hughes Goodman
Large publicly traded company near Park Ridge, NJ seeks Senior Tax Consultant for long-term engagement. This role will be responsible for U.S. Federal and State income tax compliance working closely with the co-sourced service provider and the Manager, Global Tax Accounting. In addition, this role will as a liaison between the various finance groups.
Job Responsibilities:
Prepare and review federal and state income tax returns with an emphasis on unitary state income tax returns. Prepare the provision to return true-up calculation upon filing of the tax returns.
Assist the SFAS 109 group with Accounting for Income Taxes for all domestic legal entities, including cash taxes and payments, analyzing net operating loss carryovers, credits and valuation allowances.

Work closely with co-source service provider to identify opportunities for process and automation improvements and help develop and implement the improvements.

Provide tax input for financial budgets, imputed income, quarterly tax dashboard, cash tax forecasts, tax provisions, accounting entries, deferred tax analysis, and financial accounting.

Coordinate and manage the Federal and State income tax calendars, estimated tax payments, and monthly reporting of cash taxes.

Assist in ensuring SOX 404 processes are followed for the respective areas of internal and external responsibility.

Ensure the proper documentation is prepared and continually monitor the controls and modify the processes as needed.

Analyze the facts and circumstances of significant book transactions and determine applicable tax treatment in accordance with the relevant tax authority.

Develop supportable tax return positions in pursuit of income tax minimization or reducing the overall cash tax liability for the company.
Prepare and review Federal Form 5471, 8858 and 8865.

Basic Qualifications:
BS-Accounting
CPA required, MST preferred
4-7 years public accounting or large corporate tax experience
Must have CorpTax software experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree from an accredited university


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